Black Carts Turret - Hadrian's Wall

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours

Address:

Black Carts Turret, Walwick, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4BZ

Before You Go

To the west of Chesters Fort, this turret sits within a 460 metre length of Hadrian's Wall. There are magnificent views from here to the north.

Before You Go

Access: The Hadrian's Wall National Trail runs through fields on the other side of the B6318 from Chesters Fort. Likely to be muddy.

Parking: Car parking is available at Chesters Roman Fort, about a 20 minute walk away. Please note, there is no car parking at Black Carts.

Please be aware: Farm livestock is likely to be present. 

How to Find It: Follow the Hadrian's Wall National Trail from the car park. There are some signposts along the trail, and maps available at Hadrian's Wall sites and on-line.

Facilities: Chesters Roman Fort has a tearoom and toilet facilities, including baby changing.

Plan a Great Day Out

East of Black Carts Turret is Chesters Roman Fort, the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain and home to a well preserved bath house and museum. Chesters Museum houses finds made by John Clayton (1792-1890) during a lifetime of excavations along Hadrian's Wall. The fort also has a tearoom, selling delicious hot and cold refreshments, and has toilet facilities, a picnic area and a gift shop.

Black Carts Turret is part of the Chesters Roman Trail.

Guidebook: Hadrian's Wall

Price: £5.00

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